Black Youth Project reps Aisha Truss-Miller and Chris Buford sat down with NPR’s Michel Martin to discuss Chicago’s gun violence crisis, and President Obama’s forthcoming visit to the city.
Featured on Martin’s radio program Tell Me More, Aisha and Chris discussed their experiences as young people growing up in Chicago, the systemic challenges young people face, and what they’d like to hear from President Obama tomorrow.
President Obama visits Chicago Friday to talk about gun violence. But some of the people most affected say their voices aren’t being heard. Host Michel Martin speaks with Aisha Truss-Miller and Chris Buford of the Black Youth Project, the group whose petition led to presidential visit.
Listen to their appearance on NPR’s Tell Me More below: